The Annual Turkey Pardon Is Pretty Silly
The Obama family, like the rest of the country, doesn't take the annual pardoning of a Thanksgiving turkey too seriously. But that's part of the fun.By Christian Bryant | November 26, 2014
"It is a little, uh, puzzling that I do this once a year," President Obama said from The White House.
We feel you, Barry.
Every year on the day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. president pardons a turkey — essentially sparing it from being enjoyed with a side of cranberry sauce and stuffing.